The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 40 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.78% 3.48% 3.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% 62.50% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 7
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SaaS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Cloud Services Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
10 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.88% 5.57% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 15
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SaaS
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Solihull region.

SaaS Salary Trend in Solihull

SaaS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Development Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft